Madelyn Blair


A Conversation on Gender – Women and Men Working in International Organizations: Using Research as a Catalyst to Address the Issues of Women

International organizations, such as the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund, have a particular organizational culture as a result of the mixing of many cultures in one environment. Moreover, they are not under local law that governs discriminatory acts. In this setting, this dissertation examines the differences between the environment created for women from that created for men and how are these differences are manifested. The research technique and approach taken to do this examination will be described along with a discussion on the use of research in changing gender relationships within organizations.